The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded BWX Technologies a $300 million contract to build the prototype for the first mobile nuclear microreactor built in the United States, titled Project Pele, the company announced June 9.
As the market for non-fungible tokens (NFT) grows – with NFT revenue now expected to exceed $130 billion by 2030 – the Federal will need additional expertise to address the policy and regulatory needs of the market required to best protect consumers, a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says.
The House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee today approved a homeland security budget print for fiscal year (FY) 2023 that includes $2.93 billion for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), representing a $334 million increase from FY2022 and a $417 million increase over the requested amount.
President Biden is nominating Radha Iyengar Plumb to serve as the next Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, the White House announced June 15. Plumb currently serves as the chief of staff for the Deputy Secretary of Defense and has a history in industry, as well.
The United States Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) is responsible for the nation’s joint cyber warfighting architecture, and its executive director said this week that additional budget authorities extended to the command under the fiscal year (FY) 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will allow for more aligned joint training and advanced training of cyber operators, according to the CYBERCOM Executive Director.
As the exclusive assessor partner for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body has worked to make itself an accessible partner for the Defense Industrial Base.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report that the Social Security Administration (SSA) still needs to improve its cybersecurity by addressing how it coordinates with states and other Federal agencies.
After a releasing an op-ed with Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly last week that called CISA’s “Shields Up” campaign a new baseline for cyber defenses, National Cyber Director Chris Inglis said today that the cost of entry for cyber attackers is still too low to create stout deterrence.
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on science and tech policy, has opened a new policy center focused on industrial strategy policy, the Hamilton Center on Industrial Strategy.